"It will give us, for a course of years, good government and then only end, due to the corruption of the people, in despotism, which will be the only form of government suitable for them." -- Benjamin Franklin on the Constitution Philadelphia, 1789.

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The Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) destroyed three militant bases in the Syrian governorates of Homs and Deir Ezzor, Major General Yury Popov, deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria, announced on May 16.

“Strikes by Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed three bases of militants who came out of the [United States-controlled] al-Tanf zone and took refuge in hard-to-reach areas of the mountain ranges of al-Amur in the Homs province and al-Bishri in the Deir Ezzor province,” he said.

On April 13, Islamic Iran launched a retaliatory strike against the genocidal zionist regime. Coming almost two weeks after the zionists had bombed Iran’s consulate in Damascus, Syria, killing eleven people including three senior military commanders, Iran’s delayed retaliation was a historic masterstroke that radically changed the West Asian and global power systems.

 Iranian-aligned Lebanese media Al-Mayadeen, as well as Iranian state-run news agency IRNA is reporting that several explosions were heard inside of the U.S. base in the Omar oil field in the Deir Ezzur province.

Iranian state-run media IRNA and Russian state-run news agency Sputnik are reporting that seven missiles hit the U.S. base in the Omar oil field in eastern Syria on Friday night.

Germany President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was confronted with protesters holding placards comparing him to Adolf Hitler while he made a goodwill-tour to NATO ally Turkey this week.

The German head of state carried 130 lbs (60 kilograms) of kebab meat and a kebab chef on his executive plane as a symbol of friendship with Turkey this week, but found his arrival protested by locals in the overwhelmingly Muslim nation for Germany’s policy of supporting Israel.

At least five rockets were launched from Iraq's town of Zummar towards a U.S. military base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, two Iraqi security sources said. 

The attack against U.S. forces is the first since early February when Iranian-backed groups in Iraq stopped their attacks against U.S. troops.